All Stakeholders Need to Join Hands to Improve Quality of Life in Pakistan

Future socio-economic wellbeing can only be ensured if business entities, government intuitions, media and communities work towards creating shared values. Islamabad, PK – 14 March 2015 – Creating value for the citizens by engaging communities in the process of business, transparency and accountability was discussed today at a roundtable dialogue at...

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2.8 million children between the age of 5 and 16 remain out of school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa despite Rs. 73,685 million budget.

Education is the best tool to ensure long term ‘rule of law’ in Pakistan, conclude participants at the education governance roundtable. Peshawar, PK – January 22, 2015 – “The PTI led coalition provincial government has worked hard to ensure transparency of education governance through the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Act...

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40,000 Ghost Teachers and 5,200 Ghost Schools remain unaddressed in Sindh despite Rs. 145 Billion budget.

60% schools remain without drinking water facility, 40% without electricity, and 35% without any boundary walls. Over 40,000 ghost teachers and 5,229 ghost schools loiter unaddressed in Sindh despite allocation of Rs. 145.02 billion budget for education. The Provincial Meeting on Education Governance convened in Karachi today to discuss the...

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Quality Education Still a Challenge in Punjab

A public school, just a few kilometers away from Prime Minister’s Model Town Home remains in deteriorating condition since 1973, Education Governance Roundtable, Punjab. Lahore, PK – January 15, 2015 – Provincial Meeting on Education Governance convened today in Lahore, to discuss the importance of Government and Media Partnership to...

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Poor data, lack of resources, & capacity; major constraints in implementing an effective Education Policy

  Quetta, PK – January 12, 2015 – Provincial Meeting on Education Governance held at Quetta Press Club; underscored the importance of Government and Media Partnership to Enhance Accountability. The meeting aimed at bringing major education stakeholders on the same platform to discuss the current state of education governance in...

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PAKISTAN FACES HEALTH EMERGENCY

ISLAMABAD, OCTOBER 14; Pakistan is facing health emergency as 352,000 children die every year before reaching the age of five. The country has the highest rate of first day new born and still birth deaths in the world and lead to deaths of 28,000 mothers every year.  Yet health is...

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Pakistan has highest infant mortality rate in the world – Breastfeeding stands at a record low of 37.7 per cent

Shikarpur September 29: Shikarpur faces a health emergency-like situation where more than half of the children are malnourished and suffering from illness while poor water and sanitation facilities and lack of vaccination cover is putting lives of children in danger. Pakistan has highest number of first day child deaths in...

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Pakistan has highest infant mortality rate in world: Iqbal Detho

Publication: Pakistan News Release Date: 26-09-2014 Web links:  http://www.pakistannewsreleases.com/pakistan-highest-infant-mortality-rate-world-iqbal-detho/ Shikarpur, September 29, 2014 (PPI-OT): Shikarpur faces a health emergency-like situation where more than half of the children are malnourished and suffering from illness while poor water and sanitation facilities and lack of vaccination cover is putting lives of children in...

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